Tinchy Stryder

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BIO

Tinchy Stryder (real name Kwasi Danquah) is a British grime music artist of Ghanian origin. Stryder hails from Bow in East London and attended St. Bonaventure's Catholic Comprehensive School in Forest Gate, Newham; he is currently enrolled as a student at the local university. Tinchy Stryder had his first UK number one in the Singles Chart with the aptly named song "Number 1", (a collaboration with N-Dubz,R-Soussou and C-Dihmes) that charted on 26 April 2009.

News

Apr 19, 2014
Dropout UKVIDEO: Tinchy Stryder 'Misunderstood'Dropout UKIt has been a while, but Tinchy Stryder is back with a bang! 'Misunderstood' is the first single to come from Tinchy's fourth album '360' (set to drop later this year)…
Apr 17, 2014
FemaleFirst.co.ukTinchy Stryder returns with new song and music videoFemaleFirst.co.ukTinchy Stryder is making his way back onto the music scene and has released new music video 'Misunderstood' - the first song to be lifted from his forthcoming…
Apr 17, 2014
Bressie and Tinchy Stryder to perform at teen concert in KilbegganWestmeath IndependentThere's an impressive line-up in place for a Teen Aware concert - strictly for the 12 to 19 age group - which takes place in Kilbeggan tomorrow (Friday). Bressie…
Apr 13, 2014
UKZAMBIANSUK Singer Emeli Sande thanks her Zambian rootsUKZAMBIANSSome of the greatest names in modern pop have sung your thrustingly exciting compositions: Tinie Tempah (Let Go), Professor Green (Kids That Love To Dance), Tinchy Stryder (Let It Rain),…
Apr 4, 2014
OK! MagazineTinchy Stryder rules himself out of starring on The X Factor with pal Cheryl ColeOK! MagazineTINCHY Stryder has always been vocal about wanting to be a judge on The X Factor. But the rapper revealed there has been no phone call this year…
Apr 4, 2014
Contactmusic.comProfessor Green - Stars turn out in force for F+F's Autumn/Winter 2014 showContactmusic.comOther guests at the event included rapper Tinchy Stryder, reality star Lucy Mecklenburgh and socialite Peaches Geldof. Contactmusic. Tags:…
Apr 2, 2014
VIP tickets sell out fast for Towie star's guest appearanceNorthumberland GazetteLast year, renowned DJs Judge Jules and Jack Eye Jones, as well as urban music star, Tinchy Stryder, performed sets at the venue. Mark said: “I think Dan's appearance…
Apr 1, 2014
TOWIE star to be special guest at Northumberland nightclubNorthumberland GazetteThis came on the back of chart-topping urban music star, Tinchy Stryder, and high-profile DJ, Jack Eye Jones, gracing the venue with their presence. Mark said: “I think…
Mar 29, 2014
The GuardianHolly Willoughby interview: polished to perfectionThe GuardianWhen the rapper Tinchy Stryder appeared on the show, one of the games involved a blindfolded Willoughby kneeling on the ground and feeling for objects hidden down his gold cycling…
Mar 27, 2014
The GuardianThe second coming of grimeThe GuardianTinchy Stryder released Take Me Back, Ironik merged grime and R&B with Stay With Me and Dizzee Rascal collaborated with Calvin Harris. When Wiley, one of the scene's founding fathers, went to…

Fun Facts

Tinchy Started at the age of 13 on pirate radio sets in east London with other well know Grime MC's Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Roll Deep and Street Scholar (Malachi Johnson).
Has his own clothing line - Star In The Hood.
In 2003, won "Best Newcomer" at the Sidewinder awards.